Senator Jim Inhofe Expressing Current GOP Orthodoxy: The Science is Just Not There. And Even If It Were…

Unlike almost all climatologists, Sen. Inhofe just does not believe there is an overwhelming consensus among scientists about climate change.  And, says Inhofe, even if there were overwhelming scientific evidence of a long-term global catastrophe, it would be a distraction from what really matters: short term local economics.


Special Interests? View Oil and Gas $ to Jim Inhofe


The Cold Winter in Oklahoma: A British Parody Apropos of Sen. Inhofe’s Confusion About Weather and Climate



For a more serious piece by David Jenkins on David Frum’s blog about why conservatives should reject the wave of GOP science denial, click here.



About Scott Brophy
Scott Brophy is a philosophy professor whose work is focused on the intersection of philosophy and public policy, especially on environmental issues, law, and education. He has also taught philosophy of science, logic, and the history of philosophy. He has served as a consultant for educational programs and schools throughout the U.S. and abroad, and as an adviser to several philanthropic foundations.

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